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Alexander Crawford Gibson

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 82), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 82), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Crawford AWMM
  • Surname
    Gibson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 74142 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 March 1898 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra GlasgowScotland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Isabella Campbell Gibson (mother), 55 New North Road, Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 74142 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Cadet/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      130 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 16 May 1918; disembarked London, England, 7 July 1918, and marched into Sling Camp.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 10 October 1918; taken on strength, 1st Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 17 October 1918.

    Found guilty, Sling Camp, 15 August 1919, of being absent without leave from 2200, 2 August, to 2000, 14 August 1919, and of delaying repatriation by missing sailing of HT 'Ayreshire': awarded 28 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeiture of 12 days' pay.

    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HT 'Remuera, 12 September 1919; disembarked Auckland, 26 October 1919; discharged, 23 November 1919.

    Total war service: 1 year 290 days (of which 1 year 164 days was abroad). AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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